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My Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge Here are a few issues that I have: I am too busy to live as adventurously as I would like When I’m documenting an adventure I get so obsessed that I sometimes forget to enjoy the experience itself I am […] Read »
Hey listen, this is it. I’m rolling the dice South African adventurer Riaan Manser has cycled round Africa, paddled round Iceland and Madgascar, and rowed to New York. I chatted with him via Skype for Adventure1000. Alastair: You’ve just finished rowing the Atlantic with your wife. How did you […] Read »
The 4 Phases of an Adventure Cas and Jonesy are a duo of Australian adventurers. They’ve paddled across the Tasman Sea, done an enormous South Pole expedition, and even released a jigsaw of themselves! I caught up with Cas for a chat on Skype for the […] Read »
You will Surprise Yourself If You’re Prepared to Put the Hard Work in. James Ketchell is a serial adventurer, motivational speaker and Scouting ambassador. James is the first person to have rowed the Atlantic Ocean, summited Everest and cycled round the world. Seven years prior to this, he was recovering from a serious motorcycle […] Read »
Adventure Saved me from Becoming an Aging, Balding Rocker Jason Lewis is the first person to circumnavigate the Earth without using motors or sails: walking, cycling, and inline skating five continents, and kayaking, swimming, rowing, and pedalling a boat across the rivers, seas, and oceans. Taking thirteen years to complete, the 46,505-mile journey was hailed “the last great first for circumnavigation” by the London Sunday Times. In other words, he's worth listening to if you are interested in adventure yourself... Read »
A Greater Challenge Than Rowing The Atlantic Ocean I have rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, but creating Oivo feels like an even bigger challenge to me than being out there in the middle of the Ocean. Oivo makes me feel alive again. Read »
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